SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
McKinnon Island (AUS) 67° 39' 00.0" S 47° 34' 59.9" E Island
Name ID: 756 Place ID: 9309

An island, mostly ice-covered, in the Hannan Ice Shelf, Enderby Land. Plotted from air photographs taken by ANARE aircraft in 1956. Named after Graeme W. McKinnon, (then) Geographica Officer of the Antarctic Division, Melbourne.

McKinnon Island (RUS) 67° 36' 00.0" S 47° 29' 00.0" E Island
Name ID: 119325 Place ID: 9309

McKinnon Island (USA) 67° 36' 00.0" S 47° 35' 00.0" E Island
Name ID: 128696 Place ID: 9309

Large island, mostly ice covered, in the Hannan Ice Shelf along the coast of Enderby Land. Plotted from air photos taken by ANARE in 1956. Named for Graeme W. McKinnon, Geographical Officer of the Antarctic Division, Melbourne, and Secretary of the Antarctic Names Committee of Australia.

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